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United States Patent D783,959
Chang April 18, 2017

Shoe midsole


CLAIM The ornamental design for a shoe midsole, as shown and described.
Inventors: Chang; Leo S. (Portland, OR)
Name City State Country Type

NIKE, Inc.



Assignee: NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: D/556,503
Filed: March 1, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D2/947
Current International Class: 0204
Field of Search: ;D2/902,906,908,916,918,925,946-962,977 ;36/1,1.5,3B,22R,24.5,25R,28,32R,34R,59C,67A,101-107,114-116,117.3,117.4,124-136

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Primary Examiner: Nelson; T. Chase
Assistant Examiner: Han; Jonathan J
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a shoe midsole showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a rear perspective view thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent to the shaded area represent unclaimed boundaries of the design. The stipple shading on the lower portion of the design represents an opaque appearance of the claimed design. The line shading on the upper portion of the design reflects a translucent appearance of the claimed design. The broken lines showing the remainder of the shoe are for environmental purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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